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Posted by Black Squirrel on 2008-05-27

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"This Way to The Egress -> "
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An important part of your presentation to investors is the exit strategy; to wit, how are the investors going to get their money back"

Devote a couple of those 16 precious PowerPoint slides to the exit. Show comparable companies to the one you plan to build, and their acquisition dates, prices, capital raised and the excellent financial return to *their* investors. Show that you know the names of the prospective acquirers in your space. Show that you understand the way multiples of revenues and earnings are calculated for acquisition prices in your sector. Don't talk too much about IPOs....

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